Skip to content

Canada

Alberta lifts moratorium on renewable energy projects

The government of the Canadian province of Alberta has announced plans to ban new renewables projects on high-quality agricultural land and within a 35 km radius of areas with pristine views, following a nearly seven-month pause on approvals for such installations.

Fully printable flexible perovskite solar cell achieves 17.6% efficiency

Developed by scientists in Canada, the 0.049 cm2 solar cell was built in ambient air fabricationand with a reactant known as phenyltrimethylammonium chloride (PTACl). It achieved an open-circuit voltage of 0.95 V, a short-circuit current density of 23 mA cm−2, and a fill factor of 80%.

Nova Scotia launches heat pump initiative

Partnering with Canada’s Oil to Heat Pump Affordability program will enable LMI households to receive funding to cover the full cost of switching to a heat pump.

Canadian startup offers 35%-efficient indoor perovskite PV modules

Canada’s Solaires Enterprises says its indoor perovskite modules are suitable for powering a range of electronic devices, such as wireless keyboards, smart door locks, electronic shelf labels, and sensors.

1

Saskatchewan First Nation signs PPA for $200 million solar project

The Ocean Man First Nation agreed to purchase power from a new 100 MW solar project, among the largest in Canada.

Small-scale solar best for environment but agrivoltaics may be the answer

A lifecycle analysis finds that although it’s better for the environment to put solar on a roof, a mix of both is needed.

3

Canadian farm lobby presents renewable energy proposal

Rural land for renewable generation should be considered as a last resort, developers should restore environments post-project, and hosting “site objections” should be considered, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) says in its submission regarding proposed renewable energy legal changes in the Canadian state of Ontario.

‘Not a very special year’: Canada solar expert mulls 2022 slump

Last year Canada switched on its largest utility-scale PV array, the 465 MWac Travers Solar Project, which buoyed solar figures to 4.4 GW, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). But a PV expert warns a six-month pause on renewable energy projects in Alberta this year could slow the whole country’s momentum.

Next generation winning legal battles against fossil fuel policy

A recent landmark decision in Montana is considered a game changer, marking a turning point in efforts to save the planet from the devastating effects of fossil fuel use.

Sunrise brief: Unprecedented solar and storage growth on horizon

Also on the rise: Nova Scotia’s largest utility-scale solar facility is complete. Adapture Renewables acquires 450 MW solar portfolio in MISO region. And more.

Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close